Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Uncontrolled Diabetes.
The program will describe the current state of diabetes, including the degree of glycemic control in the U.S. and the rationale for individualized glucose targets. The mechanisms of action, benefits and drawbacks of individual therapies for type 2 diabetes will be described. National clinical practice guidelines will be utilized to illustrate a personalized approach for intensifying therapy, with particular emphasis on understanding the role for newer agents. New approaches for utilization of insulin will be described. Finally, the presentation will highlight the critical need for ongoing patient education and engagement.
Dates and Times
End Date: 2/10/2020
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: COMPARE and contrast the mechanisms of action, efficacy, side effects, and contra-indications of glucose lowering agents for type 2 diabaetes; and UNDERSTAND how to intensify glucose lowering agents to meet individualized patient targets.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- The ideal hemoglobin A1C level
- The role of the diabetes educator
- When to referHome glucose monitoring
- Incorporating diabetes education into the primary care practice
The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians
The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.